Voltarol - related music

Sunday, 11 September 2011

Voltarol on the radio again...

I'm finding the evening slot a much more relaxed one than the old Thursday afternoon show - there seems to be much less pressure because mine is the last live show of the day. Mind you, the next few weeks are going to be pretty busy for me as Silvia Nicolatto arrives in the country next weekend and there will be some serious rehearsals, followed by a series of gigs and two days in the recording studio. Nevertheless, I hope to bring you some interesting shows during that period. Here are the details of last Wednesday's show.

Adventures in the Din Trade (new season) Wednesday 7th September 2011

 Andei (theme tune)

1. BELA FLECK & THE FLECKTONES – Storm Warning 7.58

Bela Fleck – composer and banjos, Howard Levy – diatonic harmonica and piano, Victor Lemonte Wooton – electric bass, Futureman (otherwise known as Roy Wooten) –‘Drumitar’ with simultaneous acoustic drums and percussion.
From ‘Rocket Science’ 2011

2. PAUL SIMON – Getting Ready for Christmas Day 4.06

Paul Simon –vocals, electric guitar, percussion, Edie Brickell – background harmony, Rev J.M. Gates with congregation –sermon and calland response, Vincent Nguini –electric and acoustic rhythm guitars, Jim Oblon – drums.
From ‘So Beautiful or So What’ 2011

(Composed by Buddy Collette)
4. CHICO HAMILTON QUINTET – The Morning After 2.07
(Composed by Chico Hamilton)

Chico Hamilton – drums, Carson Smith –bass, Jim Hall – guitar, Fred Katz – cello, Buddy Collette – flute, clarinet, alto & tenor saxes.
From ‘The Chico Hamilton Quintet featuring Buddy Collette’ 1955

Re-released by AVID Jazz in their classic albums series. Double CD with three albums and 7 additional tracks. AMSC949. Under a fiver!

5. PABLO CASALS – Prelude, J.S.Bach: cello suite no 3 in C major 3.30

Originally recorded in 1936. Reissued by Naxos as a double CD: J.S.Bach: Cello Suites 1-6. Great Cellists series – Pablo Casals

6. DOM UM ROMÃO – Pra Que Chorar 4.40

From ‘Hotmosphere’ originally released 1976. CD reissue 1998. Pablo Records
Either Mauricio Smith or Lou de Gallo – flute solo, Sivuca – accordion and voice solo, Dom Salvador – piano solo, Dom um Romão – drums, Ron Carter – bass, with the voices of Julie Janeiro, Gloria Oliveira & Sivuca

7. ANOUAR BRAHEM – The Astounding Eyes of Rita 8.41

Anouar Brahem – oud, Klaus Gesing – bass clarinet, Bjorn Meyer – bass, Khaled Yassina – darbouka & bender.
From the album ‘The Astounding Eyes of Rita’ ECM 2008

8. GARY BURTON – Leroy the Magician 6.08

From ‘Good Vibes’ originally released 1969 on Atlantic and reissued on CD on the Collectable label in 2006. Burton – vibes, electric vibes, piano and organ; Bernard Purdie – drums; Chuck Rainey or Steve Swallow – bass; Sam Brown, Jerry Hahn or Eric Gale – guitar; Richard Tee – piano & organ (?)

9. JIM HALL – 9.20 special 5.41

From ‘Jazz Guitar: The Jim Hall Trio’. First issued 1957.
Jim Hall – guitar, Carl Perkins, piano (no, not that Carl Perkins), Red Mitchell – bass

Another re-release by AVID Jazz in their classic albums series. Double CD with three albums and 6 additional tracks. AMSC 1033. Under a fiver!


Music by me lyrics by Silvia. Voice mixed and recorded in São Paulo by Rodrigo de Castro Lopes, September 2011. Original recording made at the Bunker, Coverack 2001.
Claudia Colmer – bass, Pip Harben – drums, Max Turnbull – piano and me – guitar.

11. PETE TURNER/RICHARD AYERST – Ilha Grande Suite 16.50

Written by me with the exception of the batucada section, which was written by Richard Ayerst and the following section ‘At the Forro With Eloi’ which was co-written by Richard and me. It was recorded in 1995 at Woodshed Studio, Illogan. Sequencing by me and Richard Ayerst. Guitar, guitar synth and triangle.

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